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Stokes Valley: Man injured in fall

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The Wellington-based Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew a seriously injured man from Stokes Valley on Christmas eve.

The 36 year old Stokes Valley man fell approximately 4 metres off of a deck onto concrete at his home around 6 pm. He was initially knocked unconscious from the fall.

The Wellington Free Ambulance paramedics who responded to the scene requested the helicopter to transport the man when he was found to be suffering from head injuries.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter landed in a small park near the mans home and transported him to Wellington Hospital Emergency Department.

He is currently being assessed and treated in the emergency department.

via NZ Police

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Written by HuttNZ

December 26, 2009 at 9:03 am

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